Mountain Medicine Symposium

Symposium Overview

We will be holding the Symposium in the Fall 2019

Topics Include:

  • Managing simple to complex rescues in the austere mountain environment
  • Update on transceiver technology
  • Airbag technology
  • Recco
  • Shoveling
  • Probing
  • Altitude medicine
  • Backcountry trauma
  • Cold weather injuries
  • Pathophysiology of avalanche burials
  • Advanced rescue using external beacons on helicopters

Faculty

Our faculty are world-class experts on high altitude,burial, resuscitation and technical rescue.

MOUNTAIN MEDICAL INSTRUCTORS:

• Dr. Peter Hackett, High Altitude Medicine Pioneer 

• Dr. Colin Grissom, Avalanche Resuscitation Pioneer

• Dr. Charles Maines, Trauma Surgeon

• Dr. Jay Mathers, DO

RESCUE INSTRUCTORS

• Manuel Genswein, Swiss Rescue Expert

• Jim Donovan, SAS Director

• Leo Llyod, RN EMT-P- Technical Alpine Rescue Expert

Interested In Attending?